This chess set package includes a set of our Fierce Knight Staunton chess pieces in acacia wood and boxwood, our Classic Walnut and Maple Chess Board, and walnut chess box. The colors of acacia and boxwood chess pieces go perfect with the walnut and maple chess board. Our Fierce Knight is a blend of contemporary and traditional Staunton design featuring knights that are carved with realistic features. The perked ears, eyes, mouth, and mane create a fierce looking countenance that gives this set its name. The pieces have an elegant profile that is carefully turned to perfection on every piece and the acacia and boxwood are hand polished to a rich sheen. The pieces are triple weighted for exceptional stability on the chess board. The bottom of the pieces are padded with the traditional thick green baize for easily sliding from square to square and a soft feel when placing. We include a certificate of authenticity so you will always know what the chess set is, where it came from, and when it was made.
The walnut and maple chess board is made with the finest veneers and sealed in semi-gloss polyurethane protective finish. The squares are 2" and the overall size of the board is 19" and a half an inch thick. A wide black inlay border accentuates the playing area and the bottom of the board has pads to protect whatever surface it sets on. The chess box is wonderfully constructed and reminiscent of the old heirloom quality chess boxes from many years ago. The box is covered in walnut veneer and the interior is lined with a thick green baize just like we use for the pads on our chess pieces. The box has a divider in the center for storing the black and white pieces separately. We used high quality recessed hinges and a brass plated lock for securing the lid. We include 2 keys in case one ever gets lost.
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